Taught course

Veterinary Medicine

University of Nottingham · School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Entry requirements

A veterinary degree from a UK university, or EAEVE accredited EU university. You must also be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Prospective graduates will be considered, but you must have your RCVS membership number to apply.

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

Develop your skills and understanding of the latest veterinary research, at a University that's ranked 2nd in the UK for research power.*

We are committed to addressing the key challenges of our age through research that has an impact. Our research spans across species, improving the health and welfare of animals. From reducing lameness in sheep using technology, understanding cancer, cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, to how viruses and bacteria work, so we can better understand and treat them.

Our expertise are made up of research groups and specialist research centres, including:

  • One Virology
  • Translational Infection Biology
  • Diagnostics and Therapeutics
  • Ruminant Population Health
  • Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC)
  • Centre for Dairy Science Innovation (CDSI)
  • Centre for Evidenced Based Veterinary Medicine (CEVM)
  • Centre for Applied Bioethics (CAB)

*Veterinary medicine, Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014).

The programme provides appropriate exposure to clinical case load and scholarly activity to ensure that you are prepared for and meet the criteria for assessment for the specialist clinical qualification in your field.

There are three elements of the MVM/MVS courses:

  • generic training to support the development of personal and professional skills associated with clinical practice and research
  • clinical training allowing the student to gain comprehensive experience in all aspects of the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients in their chosen area of speciality.
  • clinical research will be conducted, requiring the design and execution of a research project in their chosen area of speciality.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MVM
    full time
    upto 48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    upto 96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Please contact the school for details.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151